Doctor of Pharmacy Admissions

Prerequisite Courses

Please note that course numbers are UNM course numbers.  Click here for Prerequisite Course Descriptions

English Composition I & II (English 101 & 102):   6 semester hours

General Chemistry with Labs I & II (Chemistry 121, 123l, 122, & 124L):  8 semester hours

Organic Chemistry I & II with labs (Chemistry 301, 302, 303L, & 304L):  8 semester hours

Molecular & Cell Biology (Biology 201L):  4 semester hours

Genetics (Biology 202L): 4 semester hours

Microbiology with lab (Biology 239L): 4 semester hours

Anatomy & Physiology I & II (Biology 237 & 238): 6 semester hours

Biochemistry (for Fall 2013 highly recommended) (Any one of these courses: Biochemistry 423, Chemistry 421, Biochemistry 425, or Biochemistry 445)3 semester hours

Introductory Microeconomics (Economics 106):  3 semester hours

Calculus I (Math 180):  3 semester hours

Introduction to Statistics (Math 145): 3 semester hours

Physics I & II (Physics 151 & 152):  6 semester hours

Communications Selective (2 of the following):  6 semester hours
   *students with a previous bachelors level or higher degree need only 3 semester hours of communications selectives)

a.  Public Speaking (C&J 130)

b.  Interpersonal Communication (C&J 221)

c.  Small Groups & Communication (C&J 225)

d.  Business & Professional Speaking (C&J 332)

e.  Professional Communication (C&J 333)

f.  Health Communications (C&J 450)

Critical Thinking Selective (2 of the following):  6 semester hours

a.  Physical chemistry (Chemistry 311 or 315)

b.  Expository Writing (English 220)

c.  A Survey of Mathematics (Math 129)

d.  Calculus II (Math 181)

e.  Trigonometry (Math 123)

f.  Introduction to Philosophical Problems (Philosophy 101)

g.  Current Moral Problems (Philosophy 102)

h.  Reasoning & Critical Thinking (Philosophy 156)

i.  Professional Ethics (Philosophy 245)

j.  Quantitative Analysis (Chemistry 253L)

k.  Histology (Biology 416L)

l.  Molecular Cell Biology I (Biology 429)

m. Biology of Toxins (Biology 445/545)

n.  Immunology (Biology 456/556)

o.  Microbial Physiology (Biology 460)

p.  Immunogenetics (Biology 466/566)

q.  Parasitology (Biology 482L/582L)

r.  Biology of Infectious Organisms (Biology 490)

General Electives:  21-24 semester hours

If Biochemistry is taken, 21 credit hours of nonprofessional electives are accepted.  If Biochemistry is not taken, 24 credit hours of nonprofessional elective hours are required.

TOTAL PREREQUISITE REQUIREMENTS:  91 SEMESTER HOURS

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